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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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Sandy Berrigan

Summer Sleeper


Published by Telephone 1981

Edition 1st   Limitation 300

Condition Very good

Quarto mimeo printed rectos only, card covers. Laid in is the author’s approx 600-word tls to Lee Harwood dated Dec 7 2000, together with a few notes on Wallace Stevens poems.

Price £75.00


38pp


List ref
WB1802

Sandy Berrigan

Sea Green Garden

with Pat Nolan

Published by N.p. 1996

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Tall 3-panel gatefold. Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood. Together with a photocopy typescript of the poem.

Price £25.00


List ref
WB1803

Ted Berrigan

Many Happy Returns


Published by Corinth 1969

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Wrappers slightly marked, spine chipped.

Price £16.00


47pp


List ref
WB1061

John Berryman

Poems


Published by New Directions 1942

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Wrappers partly darkened & slightly abraded top edge.

Price £75.00


List ref
WB155

John Berryman

Homage to Mistress Bradstreet


Published by Faber 1959

Edition 1st UK

Condition Near fine

Slight mark on fore-edge otherwise fine, cloth in somewhat soiled dustjacket.

Price £26.00


List ref
WB546

John Berryman

Delusions, Etc.


Published by Faber & Faber 1972

Edition 1st UK

Condition Near fine

Boards in slightly rubbed dustjacket, slight nick top edge. Top edge slightly dusty.

Price £10.00


70pp


List ref
WB1696

Morchard Bishop

Blake’s Hayley

The Life, Works, and Friendships of William Hayley


Published by Victor Gollancz London 1951

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

22 black-and-white illustrations. Edges slightly dusty and spotted, original cloth dulled at spine. No dustjacket but a very good reading copy.

Price £15.00


372pp


List ref
WB1887

Thomas Blackwell (anonymously)

An Enquiry into the Life and Writings of Homer


Published London 1736

Edition 2nd

Condition Very good

No half-title. Frontispiece & title page vignette. Folding map. Contemporary calf rubbed at joints & with wear at head of spine.

Price £70.00


List ref
WB404

 

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