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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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Gael Turnbull

Twenty Words: Twenty Days:

A Sketchbook and a Morula


Published by Migrant 1966

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Staples rusty. Some slight spotting, wrappers slightly rubbed.

Price £18.00


28pp


List ref
WB708

Gael Turnbull

Scantlings

Poems 1964-1969


Published by Cape Goliard 1970

Edition 1st

Condition Good

Boards in soiled dust jacket. Slight abrasion on title page. With Ian Robinson’s neat ownership signature & date.

Price £14.00


70pp


List ref
WB735

Sharon Turner

A Vindication of the Genuineness of the Ancient British Poems

Of Aneurin, Taliesin, Llywarch Hen, and Merdhin, with Specimens of the Poems


Published by E.Williams London 1803

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Some foxing throughout, heavily affecting preliminaries. 19th C half calf, spine gilt, joints & marbled boards slightly rubbed. Ink ?name at head of title page.

Price £110.00


284pp


List ref
WB1351

Tristan Tzara

Choix de Textes

Bibliographie, Dessins, Portraits, Fac-similes, Poemes Inedits

Ed. Rene Lacote, Georges Haldas



Published by Editions Pierre Seghers 1960

Edition Nouvelle edition entierment refondue

Condition Very good

= Poetes d’Aujourd’hui 32. Cloth issue with Tzara portrait mounted on upper board as issued. Two splash-stains to fore-edge, internally very good.

Price £18.00


230pp


List ref
WB1867

Tristan Tzara

L’homme approximatif


Published by Gallimard 1968

Edition 1st thus

Condition Near fine

Preface d’Hubert Juin. Wrappers slightly darkened, internally fine.

Price £12.00


160pp


List ref
WB1868

Tristan Tzara

Selected Poems


Published by Trigram 1975

Edition 1st, paperback issue

Condition Near fine

Translation by Lee Harwood. Dustjacket faintly darkened, internally fine.

Price £15.00


96pp


List ref
WB1869

Tristan Tzara

Le Surrealisme et L’Apres-Guerre


Published by Les Editions Nagel Paris 1948

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

Pages darkened. Rebound in cloth faded at spine. Original wrapper laid in. Ownership signature on fly.

Price £28.00


88pp


List ref
WB1794

Tristan Tzara

Lampisteries precedees des Sept Manifestes Dada


Published by Jean-Jacques Oauvert Paris 1963

Edition 1st such, trade issue

Condition Near fine

Drawings by Francis Picabia. The first publication of Lampisteries. Wrappers slightly chipped at extremities.

Price £30.00


156pp


List ref
WB1795

 

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