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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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Edgell Rickword

Twittingpan and some others


Published by Wishart 1931

Edition 1st

Condition Good

Internally very good but somewhat rubbed wrappers very frail and with loss at head & tail of spine.

Price £10.50


44pp


List ref
WB1182

Laura Riding

Twenty Poems Less


Published by Hours Press 1930

Edition 1st   Limitation 136/200 signed

Condition Near fine

Covers by Len Lye. Leather-backed boards, some scuffs to leather. Edges slightly darkened.

Price £250.00


List ref
WB949

Laura Riding

Description of Life


Published by Targ 1980

Edition 1st   Limitation 350 signed

Condition Near fine

Original quarter cloth in original tissue dustjacket considerably darkened & with small nicks.

Price £85.00


List ref
WB565

Peter Riley

Only the Song


Published by Poetical HIstories 2004

Edition 1st   Limitation approx 100

Condition Fine

Folded leaf. The ‘post-final’ unnumbered issue of Poetical Histories for subscribers.

Price £15.00


List ref
WB1706

Jacqueline Risset

The Translation Begins


Published by Burning Deck 1996

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

= Serie d’Ecriture 10. Translation by Jennifer Moxley. Wrappers.

Price £10.00


96pp


List ref
WB2111

Sophie Robinson

a


Published by Les Figues 2009

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £11.00


68pp


List ref
WB1260

Samuel Rogers

The Poetical Works


Published by Edward Moxon London 1848

Edition 1st collected

Format  Duodecimo   Condition Near fine

Author’s inscription on second blank ‘To Mrs [illegible] Robinson from her affectionate friend Samuel Rogers. Sept 15, 1851’. No half-title. Pastedowns slightly foxed. All edges gilt. Gilt-decorated morocco binding very slightly rubbed at joints and corners.

Price £70.00


377pp


List ref
WB1991

Peire Rogier

The Poems of the Troubadour Peire Rogier

Ed. Derek E. T. Nicholson

Published by Manchester UP 1976

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Cloth in dustjacket.

Price £11.00


171pp


List ref
WB1183

 

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