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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bossy Parrot poetry anthology, 1987

    £15.00

    Edited by Neil Astley, published by Bloodaxe Books and featuring the best children’s poems from The Evening Chronicle Poetry competition. This 64 page book contains 10 of Elaine’s poems plus work by comedy writer and performer Dan Maier, actress Colleen Prendergast and the late, great Iain Pigg. Condition: This copy is previously owned with slight…

  • Calligrammes by Guillaume Apollinaire

    £10.00

    University of California Press, Berkeley, 1991. First paperback printing. 23cm by 15cm, 513 pages in yellow wraps. Translated by Anne Hyde Greet with an Introduction by S.I. Lockerbie. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Spine is uniformly sunned, there is slight edge-wear to covers…

  • Collected Poems by Frances Horovitz 1985

    £8.00

    First edition Bloodaxe Books in association with Enitharmon Press, 1985. Published two years after her death at the age of 43, this collection was edited by her poet and critic husband, Roger Garfitt. 21.5cm by 14cm, 128 pages. Condition: slight edge-wear to covers plus spine and top edge of rear cover are browned with age….

  • Complete Poems by Hart Crane

    £5.00

    Bloodaxe Books, 1984. First revised edition edited by Brom Weber. True first edition was published in 1966 by Liveright Publishing Corporation, New York. 21.5cm by 14cm, 222 pages in blue wraps. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Spine sunned, page edges slightly soiled with…

  • Cosmic Realities Vanilla Tobacco Dawnings by Tristan Tzara

    £15.00

    Arc Publications, Todmorden, Lancs, 1975. Translated by Lee Harwood. Limited edition of 500 copies of which 15 have been numbered and signed by the translator.  This copy is NOT one of the 15. Yellow dustwrapper with printing over light yellow paper cover. 20.4 x 14.7 cms, 30 pages. The poems in this volume  are reproduced…

  • Giant Night by Anne Waldman. INSCRIBED.

    £10.00

    Corinth Books, New York, 1970. First edition. 20cm by 14.5cm, 94 pages, purple decorated covers. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) and is INSCRIBED to him by the author. On the title page it reads: “for Richard Caddell in Durham with thanks Anne Waldman.” Condition:…

  • 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.

  • Hemy by Theresa Easton and Ian Horn

    £20.00

    Limited edition 4/12 signed by the artist and printmaker Theresa Easton. Created [2011?]  as part of The Sunderland Book Project. 18.5cm by 18cm blue illustrated boards, concertina book.Thomas MM Hemy (1852-1931), a local Sunderland based artist, was commissioned in 1895 by Sunderland AFC to paint a picture of the team in action. The painting of…

  • In. On. Or About The Premises by Paul Blackburn

    £15.00

    Cape Goliard Press, London, 1968. First paperback edition. 24.5cm by 16.5cm Green paper wraps in protective acetate wrapper. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Some wear to cover, hinge of front cover weak and slight browning to page edges.

  • Little Enough by Cid Corman

    £8.50

    49 Haiku by Basho, Sodo, Ransetsu, Buson, Ryokan, Issa, Shiki and a Tanka by Sokan. Versions by Cid Corman. Gnomon Press, Kentucky, 1991. First edition. 15.5 cm by 11.5cm. A beautiful little book of beautiful little poems. From the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: 1.5cm by 2cm loss…

  • 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…

  • Pieces From Eight An Octet of New IRON Poets 2013

    £8.00

    Edited by Peter Mortimer and published by IRON Press. This 28 page pamphlet introduces eight poets from the North East including Vicky Arthurs, John Price, Maureen Oliphant and Arthur Haswell. There are six Haiku by Elaine. Condition: previously owned with slight edge-wear and SIGNED by Elaine.

  • Poet’s Poems No. 8 Robert Creeley

    £8.50

    First published in 2001 by AGGIE WESTON’S EDITIONS. One of a series of Poet’s Poems pamphlets co-ordinated by poet Stuart Mills,  (1940–2006) co-founder of the Tarasque Press and designed by Colin Sackett. 20cm by 14cm cream wraps. A selection of poems by other poets chosen by Robert Creeley. Includes Losing Track by Denise Levertov and…

  • Poet’s Poems No.16 Adrian Mitchell

    £8.00

    First published in 2003 by AGGIE WESTON’S EDITIONS. One of a series of Poet’s Poems pamphlets co-ordinated by poet Stuart Mills,  (1940–2006) co-founder of the Tarasque Press and designed by Colin Sackett. 20cm by 14cm cream wraps. A selection of poems by other poets chosen by Adrian Mitchell who writes: “So here are eight poems…

  • Poet’s Poems No.5 Edwin Morgan

    £8.50

    First published in 2001 by AGGIE WESTON’S EDITIONS. One of a series of Poet’s Poems pamphlets co-ordinated by poet Stuart Mills,  (1940–2006) co-founder of the Tarasque Press and designed by Colin Sackett. 20cm by 14cm cream wraps. A selection of poems by other poets chosen by Edwin Morgan, including poems by Auden, Manley Hopkins, Blake,…

  • Poet’s Poems No.9 Iain Sinclair

    £8.50

    First published in 2002 by AGGIE WESTON’S EDITIONS. One of a series of Poet’s Poems pamphlets co-ordinated by poet Stuart Mills,  (1940–2006) co-founder of the Tarasque Press and designed by Colin Sackett. 20cm by 14cm cream wraps. A selection of poems by other poets chosen by Iain Sinclair who writes: “The task of nominating favoured,…

  • Selected Poems 1963-1983 by Charles Simic

    £8.00

    Secker & Warburg, 1986. First edition. Paperback 21.5cm by 14cm, 186 pages. From the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: faded to top left hand edge of front cover and spine, some edge-wear but clean contents.

  • Selected Poems by Denise Levertov

    £8.00

    Bloodaxe Books, 1986. First edition. 21cm by 14cm, 189 pages. Back cover declares “This new SELECTED POEMS covers all Denise Levertov’s collections up to Candles in Babylon (1982).” From the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: White spine a little browned with age plus light edge-wear to covers.

  • Selected Poems by Osip Mandelstam

    £3.50

    Penguin, 1977. Penguin Modern European Poets series. Translated by Clarence Brown and W.S. Merwin. 20cm by 13cm, 138 pages. Includes insightful Introduction by Clarence Brown on this Russian poet who died on his way to a Siberian labour camp. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003)….

  • Strange Singing by Sandy Chadwin

    £3.00

    Private printing, 2020. 21cm by 14.5cm, 22 pages. Poetry pamphlet by poet and storyteller, Sandy Chadwin. Condition: white card wraps a little shelf-worn.

  • The Adventures of Mr and Mrs Jim and Ron by Ron Padgett and Jim Dine

    £15.00

    Cape Goliard Press, 1970. First edition. 27.5cm by 20.5cm colour illustrated wraps. Unpaginated (120pp.). Poems by Padgett and illustrations by Dine. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Cover edges and spine slightly worn. Pages slightly browned with age.

  • The Birth Rug by Iain Sinclair

    £30.00

    Albion Village Press, 1973 in an edition of 200. Blue and silver wraps and blue pages filled with poetry and images, 21.5cm by 14.5cm.  From  the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003)  Condition: There are brown marks on spine plus front and rear wraps from sunning but contents clean an…

  • The Blue Winged Bee by Peter Whigham. INSCRIBED.

    £15.00

    Anvil Press Poetry, 1965. 18cm by 14cm, 61 pages, brown cloth boards in yellow dustwrapper. Includes Love Poems of the VIth Dalai Lama and The Ingathering of Love. First edition but not one of the 50 signed by the author. However, this copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard…

  • 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 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,…

  • Under the Clock New Poems by Tony Harrison

    £45.00

    Penguin Books, 2005. Pocket Penguin 38, published as part of Penguin Books’ 70th anniversary celebrations. 18cm by 11cm, 55 pages. INSCRIBED by Harold Pinter on title page “To Stella from Harold” and  a 15cm by 11cm compliments card from Pinter laid in. Could the previous owner have been Stella Powell, granddaughter of Harold’s second wife…

  • Vanishing Lung Syndrome by Miroslav Holub. SIGNED.

    £10.00

    Faber and Faber, 1990. 20cm by 13cm, 68 pages. First paperback edition SIGNED “Miroslav Holub 14.10.90.” This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) and the book would have been signed for him. Condition: The spine is faded plus there is 2cm wide fading running down the…