188
188
Thomas, Dylan
TWENTY-SIX POEMS. VERONA: HANS MARDERSTEIG AT THE OFFICINA BODONI, 1940 [1950]
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
188
Thomas, Dylan
TWENTY-SIX POEMS. VERONA: HANS MARDERSTEIG AT THE OFFICINA BODONI, 1940 [1950]
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Thomas, Dylan
TWENTY-SIX POEMS. VERONA: HANS MARDERSTEIG AT THE OFFICINA BODONI, 1940 [1950]
4to, number 140 of 150 copies of which this is one of 140 copies on Fabriano handmade paper, signed by the author, original buckram-backed boards, slipcase, original mailing carton from James Laughlin, publisher of New Directions, 333 Sixth Avenue, New York addressed to Miss Marianne Moore, 260 Cumberland Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. with postmark 17 May 1950, slight browning and wear to mailing carton
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Provenance

Marianne Moore (1887-1972) (address on mailing carton)

Literature

Rolph B.13b; Mardersteig 94

Catalogue Note

As noted by Rolph, this is the American issue with no publisher's imprint appearing on the title-page. Rolph states "...the American issue undoubtedly preceded the English issue by about three months, appearing towards the end of the second week in May 1950".

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London