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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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Sophie Robinson

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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


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WB1183

Irving Rosenthal (editor)

Big Table 1


Published by Big Table 1959

Edition 1st

Condition Good

The contributors are Jack Kerouac (Old Angel Midnight), William Burroughs (Ten Episodes from Naked Lunch), Edward Dahlberg & Gregory Corso. Wrappers & edges worn & soiled but internally a very good & sound copy.

Price £28.00


152pp


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WB2120

William Michael Rossetti

A Memoir of Shelley (with a Fresh Preface)


Published by Shelley Society London 1886

Edition 1st such

Condition Near fine

Shelley Society Publication IV.2. Untrimmed. Exceptionally clean text. Some foxing to edges, original paper-covered boards slightly darkened, name on title page. Two engravings with tissue guards. Laid in is a flier for Rossetti’s 3-volume edition of Shelley’s Complete Poetical Works, in which the memoir first appeared.

Price £40.00


154pp


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WB1935

Jerome Rothenberg

The Directions

with Tom Phillips

Published by Tetrad 1970

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Condition Near fine

Poem by Rothenberg with screenprint images by Phillips. Broadside folded to quarto, outer sides slightly rubbed.

Price £16.00


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WB244

Jerome Rothenberg

The Riverside Interviews 4

Ed. Gavin Selerie

Published by Binnacle 1984

Edition 1st   Limitation 10 copies numbered & signed

Condition Fine

Interviews by Eric Mottram & Gavin Selerie, with transcript of Rothenberg’s talk Innovation & Disruption As Ritual Modes. B/w photos throughout. Signed in this limitation by Rothenberg, Mottram & Selerie.

Price £30.00


96pp


List ref
WB296

Claude Royet-Journoud

’The Maternal Drape’ or The Restitution


Published by Awede 1985

Edition 1st   Limitation 425

Condition Near fine

Translated by Charles Bernstein. Wrappers. Bruise top corner otherwise fine.

Price £10.00


20pp


List ref
WB2103

 

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