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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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R. S. Thomas

The Way of It


Published by Ceolfrith 1977

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Drawings by Barry Hirst. Wrappers slightly rubbed.

Price £15.00


List ref
WB354

James Thomson

The Four Seasons, and Other Poems


Published by J.Millan & A.Miller London 1735

Edition 1st thus

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

As issued with general title page for a collection of printings separately paginated: Spring, 2nd edition 1731; Summer, 4th edition with additions 1735; Autumn, 2nd edition 1730; Winter etc., 1734 reprint. 4 frontispieces. A number of small neat pencil crosses alongside text. Later half morocco, somewhat rubbed, upper joint abraded. Notes on preliminary.

Price £55.00


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WB874

James Thomson

The Seasons

Ed. James Sambrook

Published by Clarendon Oxford 1981

Edition 1st such

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

xcv, 405. Internally fine. Original blue cloth in heavily stained dustjacket.

Price £60.00


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WB1961

James Thomson ('B.V.')

The City of Dreadful Night and other poems


Published by Reeves & Turner London 1880

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Half-title. Some faint spotting. Original cloth, spine gilt, sl. marks on lower board.

Price £46.00


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WB964

Scott Thurston

Talking Poetics: Dialogues in Innovative Poetry

with Karen Mac Cormack, Jennifer Moxley, Caroline Bergvall & Andrea Brady


Published by Shearsman 2011

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £10.00


153pp


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WB1414

[Richard Tickell]

The Project

A Poem


Published by T.Becket London 1778

Edition Third

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

No half-title. Disbound.

Price £35.00


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WB875

John Tranter

Heart Print


Published by Salt 2001

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £7.50


103pp


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WB1415

Gael Turnbull

A Selection of Poems


Published by n.p. 1961

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

’Mimeographed for the occasion of readings at the Poetry Center of San Francisco State College on April 12, 1961.’ 5 foolscap sheets printed both sides, stapled at corner. 23 poems, 5 of which do not appear in the collected edition. Inscribed by the author at head of first page ‘On the day of Yuri Gagarin -- April 12, 1961 -- Gael’. The sheets are folded in middle & somewhat darkened by age but still a nice copy of an ephemeral publication.

Price £95.00


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WB1546

 

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