West House Books

Second-hand bookshop

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.

 

sorted by  starting with    

<<Back  |  More>>

Search for books | See ordering information  

Geoff Ward

Double Exposure


Published by N.p. Cambridge 1977

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Foolscap mimeo printed on rectos only. Paper covers & edges darkened. Signed & dedicated to Ian Robinson.

Price £10.00


36pp


List ref
WB661

Lewis Warsh

Touch of the Whip


Published by Singing Horse 2001

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £10.00


105pp


List ref
WB1870

Lewis Warsh

The Origin of the World


Published by Creative Arts Book Co 2001

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Wrappers slightly curled, small mark on title page, otherwise fine.

Price £8.00


92pp


List ref
WB1871

Thomas Warton

The History of English Poetry

from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century


Published by Ward, Lock, & Co. London n.d.

Edition Reprint

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

A full reprint, text and notes, of the London edition, 1778 & 1781. 24pp adverts. Some foxing to pastedowns and preliminaries but generally a clean sound copy in original two-tone cloth rubbed at extremities & dulled at gilt-lettered spine.

Price £20.00


1032pp


List ref
WB1962

John Webster

The Dramatic Works

Ed. William Hazlitt

Published by Reeves & Turner (Library of Old Authors) London 1897

Edition Reprint

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Complete in 4 volumes. Uncut. Original buckram with gilt. Page edges darkened.

Price £80.00


List ref
WB435

John Welch

Wanting To Be Here


Published by X Press 1976

Edition 1st

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

Unpaginated mimeo. Side-stapled card covers reproducing etchings by Lynda Ayres, slightly darkened and with crease top corner.

Price £16.00


List ref
WB1994

John Welch

Six of Five


Published by Many Press [1975]

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Illustrated by Amanda Welch. The first publication of Many Press. Trimmed A5 mimeo centre-stapled in wrappers. Wrappers somewhat rubbed, internally fine. Peter Riley’s neat stamp on title page.

Price £10.00


40pp


List ref
WB2159

John Welch

A Place Like Here


Published by Katabasis 1968

Edition 1st   Limitation 100

Condition Very good

His first book. This copy unnumbered with ink query ‘hors serie?’ on colophon. Centre-stapled in wrappers.

Price £12.00


12pp


List ref
WB2160

 

<<Back  |  More>>

Login