William Allen Word & Image specialises in the works of Ian Hamilton Finlay; Dom Sylvester Houedard; Concrete Poetry; Visual Poetry; documents of European and South American Avant Garde; Conceptual Art; Artist’s books and ephemera; modern poetry; art theory publications and small press archives.

Since 1989, we have worked with institutions and private collectors, nationally and internationally. New archives and collections are bought and sold constantly, and archival valuations carried out. If you are looking for a particular publication or collection, or have material to sell, please do not hesitate to contact us. Viewings can be arranged by appointment.