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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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William  Browne

The Whole Works

Ed. W. Carew Hazlitt

Published by Roxburghe Library 1868 & 1869

Edition 1st thus

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

Two volumes, xxxix + 201, vi + 378pp. Some foxing otherwise very good copies in original gilt-lettered quarter roan slightly scuffed at extremities. Small bookplate on both pastedowns.

Price £75.00


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WB1891

William  Browne

The Whole Works

Ed. W. Carew Hazlitt

Published by Olms 1970

Edition Facsimile reprint

Condition Fine

Cloth. One-volume facsimile of the two-volume edition of 1868-69.

Price £16.00


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WB175

Sir Thomas Browne

Religio Medici

And Digby’s Observations


Published by Clarendon 1909

Edition 1st thus

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Mock vellum binding soiled & darkened, uncut edges dusty, internally fine.

Price £12.00


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WB785

[Joseph Browne]

The Circus: or, British Olympicks

A Satyr on the Ring in Hide-Park


Published by [H.Hills] London 1709

Edition piracy

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Disbound. Adverts on p.16. Closely trimmed top edge without loss. Pages slightly darkened.

Price £26.00


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WB783

[Joseph Browne]

St. James’s Park: A Satyr


Published by H.Hills London 1709

Edition 2nd piracy

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Top edge closely trimmed without loss. In recent marbled boards.

Price £30.00


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WB784

George Buchanan

Jephthah and the Baptist

translatit frae Latin in Scots


Published by Oliver & Boyd 1959

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Translation by Robert Garioch, as Robert Garioch Sutherland. Blue cloth, lacks dustjacket. With Gael Turnbull’s ownership signature.

Price £20.00


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WB336

Paul Buck

Naming Names


Published by Spectacular Diseases 1988

Edition 1st   Limitation 350

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £15.00


28pp


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WB2044

Paul Buck

Untold Damage


Published by N.p. London 1988

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

With drawings by David Barton. Wrappers faded at spine otherwise fine.

Price £15.00


48pp


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WB2045

 

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