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  • A Kumquat for John Keats by Tony Harrison

    £15.00

    Bloodaxe Books, 1981. First edition. 21 cm by 13.5cm orange laminated wraps, 10 pages. Condition: Covers a little creased, edge-worn and sunned towards spine. There’s a 0.5 cm tear to bottom edge of final page.

  • Angel Exhaust Number Eight Autumn 1992

    £5.00

    Printed in Great Britain by Antony Rowe Ltd, Chippenham, Wiltshire. New poetry from Cambridge and London edited by Adrian Clarke and Andrew Duncan. Red laminated wraps, 23cm by 15.5cm, 120 pages. The spine reads: “The Bloodsoaked Royston Perimeter”. Features Bill Griffiths, Denise Riley, Johan De Wit, Iain Sinclair, Maggie O’Sullivan and others. This copy is…

  • Basil Bunting 1900-1985 a life in images exhibition catalogue

    £8.00

    From an exhibition in Durham University Library in January-February 1987 prepared by Derek Smith with funding from Northern Arts. 29.5cm by 21cm  white card wraps, 12 pages. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Covers slightly browned and soiled with age. A flyer for the…

  • Basil Bunting a northern life by Richard Caddell and Anthony Flowers

    £8.00

    Newcastle Libraries & Information Service, 1997. First edition. 25cm by 20.5cm, 64 pages, illustrated wraps. There are some fabulous photos in this book, including Tony Harrison sat next to Bunting in a Newcastle pub with a pint and Allen Ginsberg in a Northumberland field. Buy it to see more! Condition: some shelf wear but overall…

  • Big League Poets by Mikhail Horovitz

    £25.00

    City Lights Books, San Francisco,1978. 20cm by 14cm, 48 unnumbered pages, stapled pictorial wraps. Quirky item featuring poets including Dylan Thomas, Robert Lowell, Allen Ginsberg, e.e. cummings plus City Lights owner Lawrence Ferlinghetti as baseball stars. We’re assuming the author is Michael Horowitz. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and…

  • Don’t Forget the Couscous by Amir Darwish

    £5.00

    Smokestack Books, 2015. First edition paperback. Almost 20cm by 13cm, 83 pages, illustrated wraps. A book about exile and home by a British/Syrian poet of Kurdish origin. Condition: Covers slightly curling but almost as new.

  • Granny Scarecrow by Anne Stevenson

    £8.00

    Bloodaxe Books, 2000. First edition. 21.5cm by 13.5cm. 80 pages. The “terse brilliance” [Peter Levi] of Stevenson’s style is on display. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Covers slightly sunnned with a little edge-wear.

  • Out Loud by Adrian Mitchell INSCRIBED

    £15.00

    Cape Goliard Press Limited, 1969. Second edition. 25cm by 16.5cm colour illustrated wraps with red endpapers. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) and is inscribed “Peace Adrian Mitchell” with a ink drawn elephant on the title page. Condition: Cream covers browned and soiled with age….

  • Perfect Bound no 7 Summer 1979

    £3.00

    Perfect Bound poetry magazine edited by Peter Robinson and Richard Hammersley. This seventh issue was published to coincide with the 1979 Cambridge Poetry Festival. 21cm by 15cm, 88 pages. Features Elaine Feinstein, Tim Dooley, Denise Riley, Marina Tsvetayeva, Matthew Sweeney, Octavio Paz, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Anne Waldman. Condition: Covers slightly soiled and creased with…

  • The Collected Poems 1955-1995 by Anne Stevenson

    £10.00

    Originally published by Oxford University Press, 1996  but labelled as published by Bloodaxe in 2000. 20cm by 13cm colour illustrated wraps, 276 pages. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Slight wear to covers and light yellowing with age to page edges.

  • The Garden A Theophany by Martin Corless-Smith INSCRIBED

    £12.00

    Spectacular Books, New York 1998. 14cm by 11cm cream illustrated wraps. Martin Corless-Smith is an English poet and painter who lives and teaches in Boise; Idaho.This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) with the following inscription on fly-leaf:“To Ric with love from Martin Corless-Smith Durham Feb…

  • The Other Wing by Louis MacNeice

    £25.00

    Faber and Faber, 1954. 21.5cm by 14cm blue wraps in envelope. An Ariel Poem, part of a series including Auden, Eliot and Spender illustrated by artists including John Piper, Edward Ardizzone and David Jones. MacNeice’s poem is illustrated with two black and white drawings and one full page colour illustration by Michael Ayrton. Condition: Pamphlet…

  • The Penances by Iain Sinclair INSCRIBED

    £30.00

    The Many Press, 40 Walford Road, London, N16 8ED, 1977. Published in an edition of 200 copies. 21cm by 15cm brown wraps in cream illustrated dustwrapper. Cover and drawing by Donal Ryan. This copy from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) and is inscribed but not dated by Sinclair…

  • The POW! Anthology INSCRIBED by Michael Horovitz

    £15.00

    New Departures, 1996. Edited by Michael Horovitz and Inge Elsa Laird. 21cm by 15cm red wraps, 100 pages. An illustrated anthology of poets, singer-songwriters, musicians and performance artists of the world to celebrate, commemorate and consolidate the first Poetry Olympics Weekend festival. Features Damon Albarn, Simon Armitage, Nick Cave, John Cooper Clarke, Carol Ann Duffy,…

  • You Speak in Constellations by The Poetry Society 2020

    £3.00

    The Poetry Society, 2021. 17cm by 12cm colour illustrated laminated wraps, 36 pages. Anthology of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2020 featuring Lauren Lisk, Leandra Li, Daniel Wale, Libby Russell and more. Condition: as new.