Alan Isaac Rare Books

The Kind of Poetry I Want


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Author: MACDIARMID, Hugh

Published by: K.D. Duval, Edinburgh. 1961

An important work by the influential Scots Poet Hugh Macdiarmid (pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve) 1892 -1978

Limited edition of 300 copies printed by Giovanni Mardersteig on the hand-press of the Officina Bodoni in Verona on hand-made paper by Fratelli Magnani of Pescia. SIGNED by Hugh Macdiamid.  Copy numbered 15.  Half-title, title part printed in red, 58p, Notes ii, colophon. Bound in quarter vellum with repeat pattern paer sides in brown. Gilt lettered to spine.  Slipcase covered on off-white paper.

Fine- un-marked copy with the colour printed ex libris plate of John Ryder tipped in the spine margin of the front blank. Slight general dust marking to the slipcase.