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Blind Fireworks.
Victor Gollancz, London., 1929. First edition. First issue in unlettered cream cloth with green title label on the spine - there was subsequently an issue in black cloth. Small octavo. 80 pages. 1000 copies were printed. The author's first book, containing forty-four poems. ''I have always admired the Chinese because they invented gunpowder only to make fireworks with it. I have called this collection Blind Fireworks because they are artificial and yet random; because they go quickly through their antics against an important background, and fall and go out quickly.'' (from the Foreword).Free endpapers partially tanned. Fore-edge spotted. Very good indeed in very good indeed dustwrapper tanned at the spine.
      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
Last Found On: 2017-09-23           Check availability:      Biblio    


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