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Tennant, Stephen
My Brother Aquarius : Lengthy Inscriptions From The Author : Loosely Inserted Is A H/W Poem To His Nephew
The sole printing published by Nash Publications, Bournemouth in 1961. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. The original blue cloth-bound with titles in gilt has a little pushing at the spine ends with light rubbing to the edges and corners. Some light age related markings to the covers in places. Some offsetting to the end papers with toning of the page edges due to the quality of the paper stock used. A few pages have more marked irregular toning to the edges and there is a very thin water stain to the extreme edge of the lower rear end-paper which has offset to the rear paste-down. 62 pages with a coloured frontispiece by Stephen Tennant. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition with a colour design by Tennant, reproducing the frontispiece. Some light wear to the rear wrapper with a 3cm closed tear to the lower front spine fold. The wrapper artwork remains very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. A nice copy of a cheaply produced book. Stephen Tennant has filled the front and the blank end-papers with H/W inscriptions, quotes and notes eg 'Poetry is always on the brink of a Revelation, a Miracle'. .' the Rose, - can only duplicate the Rose, But Man has sanctioned a more invidious fate (from a Poem)'.' some ancient exstasy haunts the autumn Rose, a wisdom mulled and brewed from Time's repose (for a new Poem)'. There is also some notes entitled 'Notes for an Essay. The patient genius of Willa Cather. The genesis of her Art'. A title entitled 'On Writing: Critical Studies on Writing as an Art' By Willa Cather was published by Knopf, USA in 1968 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA : PBFA : ILAB [Leicester, United Kingdom]
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