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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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John Philips

Poems on Several Occasions


Published by Thomas Astley London 1728

Edition 4th

Format  Duodecimo   Condition Good

As issued, binding in with separate title pages The Splendid Shilling & Blenheim, E.Curll 1728, and Cyder, The Third Edition, J.Tonson 1727. Portrait frontispiece, and frontispiece for Cyder. Some staining throughout. Contemporary half calf, upper joint very weak.

Price £60.00


List ref
WB1919

John Phillips

Language Is


Published by Sardines 2005

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Signed & dedicated by the author. Wrappers.

Price £7.50


46pp


List ref
WB1245

Peter Philpott (editor)

Great Works 7


Published by Great Works 1979

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

A4 mimeo side-stapled in card covers inside dustjacket. Includes poems by David Chaloner, Michael Haslam, Robert Sheppard, Nigel Wheale & John Wilkinson + Peter Riley on William Blake, Rod Mengham on Tom Raworth and David Miller on Charles Madge. Dustjacket slightly worn otherwise fine. Peter Riley’s neat stamp on first blank.

Price £12.00


96pp


List ref
WB2170

Tom Pickard

Tiepin Eros:

New & Selected Poems


Published by Bloodaxe 1994

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £5.00


160pp


List ref
WB1251

Tom Pickard

Custom & Exile


Published by Allison & Busby 1985

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Wrappers slightly bruised & chipped at spine.

Price £9.00


64pp


List ref
WB1141

Tom Pickard

Ballad of Jamie Allan


Published by Flood 2007

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £11.50


101pp


List ref
WB1057

Tom Pickard

High on the Walls


Published by Fulcrum 1968

Edition 2nd

Condition Good

Preface by Basil Bunting. Wrappers. Slightly soiled.

Price £6.50


48pp


List ref
WB474

Peter Pindar

The Lousiad, An Heroi-Comic Poem

Canto I


Published by Goulding & Walker London 1793

Edition New Edition

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

Disbound. Half-title. Engraving placed between pages 20-21.

Price £10.00


List ref
WB870

 

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