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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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Stuart Mills

Hedgerow Airport


Published by Coracle 1976

Edition 1st   Limitation 46/150

Condition Fine

Cover & tailpieces by Martin Fidler. Wrappers in illustrated card sleeve.

Price £16.00


34pp


List ref
WB2076

Stuart Mills

Window Days


Published by Tarasque 1968

Edition 1st   Limitation 250

Condition Near fine

Text & drawings. Wrappers, fine in slightly rubbed & darkened dustjacket.

Price £22.00


32pp


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WB2077

Stuart Mills (editor)

Aggie Weston’s 11


Published by Aggie Weston's 1976

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Photographs & notes by Adam Phipps-Hunt. Staples rusting otherwise fine. Editor’s holograph note to ‘Roy’ [Fisher] on back cover: ‘Still waiting for the definitive A.W.’s. No expense If no poems -- photos of you in greenhouse?! [...]’.

Price £20.00


8pp


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WB2134

Drew Milne

Bench Marks


Published by Alfred David 1998

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Condition Fine

Faint marks on wrappers otherwise fine.

Price £8.50


60pp


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WB2100

Drew Milne

Sheet Mettle


Published by Alfred David 1994

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Boards in slightly worn dustjacket.

Price £10.00


84pp


List ref
WB471

John Milton

Literae Pseudo-Senatus Anglicani, Cromwellii

Reliquorumque Perduellium nomine ac jussu conscriptae a Joanne Miltono


Published by N.p. 1676

Edition undetermined

Format  Duodecimo   Condition Very good

’Face’ device on title page, one of two editions issued in year of publication (Grolier 620: ‘there is no way of determining which was the earlier publication’). 18th century half calf worn at corners & edges but still a nice tight copy.

Price £100.00


List ref
WB737

John Milton

Ode on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity


Published by H.Daniel Oxford 1894

Edition 1st thus   Limitation 187/200

Condition Near fine

Small quarto. Top edge gilt. Uncut & partly unopened. A few small spots otherwise fine in contemporary olive green morocco with gilt.

Price £150.00


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WB738

John Milton

Poems in English with Illustrations by William Blake


Published by Nonesuch 1926

Edition 1st such   Limitation 747/1450

Condition Very good

Two volumes printed on Van Gelder rag paper. Blake illustrations chosen by Geoffrey Keynes & reproduced in collotype. Top & uncut edges somewhat darkened. Original paper-covered boards wearing at edges & somewhat rubbed, art-vellum backstrips darkened & rubbed. Small circular stamp of Edinburgh Academic Library on all 4 endpapers. Nice clean copies internally.

Price £185.00


List ref
WB915

 

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