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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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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


List ref
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


List ref
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

Gael Turnbull

With Hey, Ho ...


Published by Migrant 1961

Edition 1st   Limitation 70/125

Condition Fine

’A My Grunt Pamphlet, Christmas 1961.’ The dedication page has printed text ‘FOR SO MANY / but, in this case, especially’ to which the author has added in holograph ‘Fred Hunter -- at Nottingham / GAEL’. 3 pages are folded at fore-edge to carry extra text. 13 poems in all. Text crudely drawn by hand in capitals on front cover. Pages slightly darkened at edges.

Price £85.00


12pp


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WB1547

Gael Turnbull

To You, I Write


Published by Migrant 1963

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

The author has added ‘and to you!’ on the title page with his signature ‘Gael’. Staples rusty. Somewhat soiled wrappers covered with transparent film.

Price £50.00


36pp


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WB1549

Gael Turnbull

To You, I Write


Published by Migrant 1963

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Staples rusting, some spotting to edges & wrappers.

Price £35.00


36pp


List ref
WB1550

Gael Turnbull

A Very Particular Hill


Published by Wild Hawthorn 1963

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Linocuts by Alexander McNeish. To the printed dedication ‘To my Father’ the author has added in holograph ‘and to Fred Hunter -- Gael’. Staples rusting. Wrappers in slightly darkened dustjacket.

Price £50.00


16pp


List ref
WB1551

 

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